Gretchen Rubin

Gretchen Rubin

My experiments in the pursuit of happiness and good habits


A Little Happier: Having More Doesn’t Always Make Us Happier.

September 6th, 2016

Episode 342 of 540 episodes

I wrote about this story in my book The Happiness Project; its lesson is just as true for adults as for children. I’ve never forgotten about that little boy saying sadly, “I can’t love lots of cars.” If you like this story, and would like to hear more wisdom from the teacher who told it to me, you can check out the excellent book that she wrote with her colleague: Practical Wisdom for Parents: Raising Self-Confident Children in the Preschool Years, by Nancy Schulman and Ellen Birnbaum. If you want to get the “Moment of Happiness“ newsletter, where I email you a quote about happiness or human nature every morning, sign up here. I love gathering and sharing quotations. Want to get in touch? I love hearing from listeners: Comment below Email us:podcast@gretchenrubin.com Connect on Twitter: @gretchenrubin and @elizabethcraft Call: (77 HAPPY 336) Comment on myFacebook Page Sign up to get an email alert whenever we release a new episode Happier listening! The post A Little Happier: Having More Doesn’t Always Make Us Happier. appeared first on Gretchen Rubin.

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